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o'clock. Eyery few, minutes the
air wav.es carried "S1. O. S." until
12:17, when it stopped. But in,
that hour and a half the cry for
help. was picked up by a dozen
ships ships that turned from
their courses and sped under forc
ed draught to the spot in old
ocean where grim tragedy was at
work. The picture illustrates how
the sea responded.
v CHICAGO BRIEFS
Dr. John Higginson, 3131 In
diana ave., was sued for posses
sion of his flat by Daniel Hardin,
who alleged the doctor's family
skated around1 the apartment and
annoyed tenants. Judge Sabath
ruled in favor of Hardin.
There are other fiats having
skates in them, but that is some
thing else again.
Illinois Medical School closed
because state refused to appro
priate funds for institution's sup
port. West Side Y. M. C. A. building,
at Monroe andv Paulina streets
dedicated last night. Rooms for
300 men are provided. Building
has gymnasium assembly hall and
other features. '
Three robbers, leaving woman
'on watch outside, entered cafe
of John McCarthy, 2658 W. Van
Buren, early today, held up own
er, and rifled cash register of $25.
Man who attempted to open
telephone coin box in saloon of
H. B. Shatman, " 31,6 S. Wood
street, was arrested.
Suitcase stolen from room of
Gov. Wilson of New Jersey at
Hotel Sherman was found last
night near St. Mary's Catholic
church, following an anonymous
phone mes.sage to hotel. Private
papers were in suitcase when stol
en. Virginia Brooks,' West Ham
mond reformer, won her fight for
a clean city yesterday, when
twelve candidates she had picked
formunicipal offices were elected.
Duncan C. White, 60, 4209
Emerald ave., struck and killed
by Chicago Junction railroad
switch engine near 42d street
while he was returning from
By new municipal judge as
signments. Judge Himes is trans
ferred to Desplaines street court,
and Judge Dicker goes to Max
well street court.
According to Dr. Anna E.
Blount before Suburban Civics
and Equal Suffrage Club of Oak
Park, lower wards of city should
be cleaned up, and respectable
women must improve conditions.
"The first ward needs light in
dark places," she said.
You have to hand it to Hinky
Dink. It's easy enough for first
warders to get "all lit up" at his
We are told that negotiations
looking toward an early report
upon valuation of "L" traction
properties for purpose of a com
bined city traction merger have
We have heard this so often
we are growing" skeptical.